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Time Required : 2-3 days

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Skiing in Pahalgam, Pahalgam Overview

Skiing in the mesmerizing terrain of Pahalgam is an experience you would not want to miss. After Gulmarg, this town is one of the best options that offer the true essence of Kashmir.

Aru, situated a short distance from Pahalgam is the prime location of skiing bounded by enchanting landscape and abundance of tranquility making the activity of skiing an experience of pure ecstasy. Two-day Snow Festival in the town witness the tourist from all around the world showcasing winter sports.

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Medical fitness

Undergoing certain medical tests is suggested. Altitude sickness should be checked for before you embark upon this trip.

General tips

Good footwear is a must if you plan to go skiing. Find operators that are registered and provide decent equipment and safety harnesses for your ski trip.

Safety Tips

Carry medicines for cold and flu. Make sure you carry plenty of warm clothes. Jackets that insulate are suggested. Take your instructor's tips very seriously and pain relievers for casulaties!

How to reach Skiing in Pahalgam

  • Air: The nearest airport to Pahalgam is Srinagar situated 96 kms away. One can easily hire a taxi from the airport to reach the final destination.

  • Rail: Udhampur serves as the nearest railhead to Gulmarg, situated about 217 kms away. Jammu railway station is another alternative, the station being at a distance of 285 kms. One can easily avail a taxi from Jammu and Udhampur till Pahalgam while enjoying the scenic beauty of the region.

  • Road: Pahalgam is easily accessible through motorable road from Srinagar and other neighbouring regions of the state. You can board a private or a public bus till Pahalgam all the while enjoying the natureÕs beauty. However, during Amarnath Yatra, the tranport services are restricted on the route from Jammu to Pahalgam.

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About Skiing in Pahalgam

Base Town : Pahalgam

Cost : Starts approximtely at Rs. 2000 per peson

Highest Altitude : 3400 m

Nearest Airport : Srinagar

Nearest Railhead : Udhampur

Nearest road city : Srinagar

Number of Days Required : Minimum 2-3 days. More recommended.

Region : Aru Valley, Anantnag District

Terrain : Snow covered slopes

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